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Digital Religion and Popular Culture

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: RT2216
Spring 2020
50% Day
Göteborg
Period: 26 March 2020 - 7 June 2020
INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE: English
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

Today’s religion is increasingly medialized, and new digital media have transformed religions in ways and at a rate that has been rarely seen. The return of religion and spirituality is evident in contemporary popular culture such as movies, games and books. The course addresses relationships between religion, digital media and popular culture based on current research in the field. Central concepts such as popular culture and digital religion are presented and discussed. Throughout the course, interaction between religious traditions and groups, digital media and popular culture is highlighted, and the latter’s contribution to religious change is emphasized.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Bachelor s degree or University studies equal to a Bachelor s degree, including an approved Bachelor thesis of at least 15 credits. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 5/English A from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 10 502 SEK
First payment: 10 502 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

Kristina Svensson kristina.svensson@lir.gu.se +46 31 786 4519

Department

Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Lundgrensgatan 1B

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